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Dementia Action Week - city events 16 to 22 May

Hundreds of people are living with dementia in the city, with many undiagnosed. Dementia Action Week this month highlights the value of early diagnosis and we're supporting this, with partners, to stage dementia friendly events.

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Walk in vaccination sites

If you haven't had your first dose of the Covid vaccination yet you can visit one of the walk-in sites in Brighton & Hove this week - no appointment needed.

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Local Covid cases highest in South East

After last week’s leap in confirmed cases of Covid-19 in Brighton & Hove, numbers have continued to rise. Our city has one of the highest case rates in the South East of England.

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We must bring down Covid infection rates in our city

With new cases of Covid-19 rising sharply this week, Councillor Phélim Mac Cafferty, Leader of Brighton & Hove City Council, urges everyone to help bring infections down to keep our city safe.

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Local Covid case rise outstrips national trend

New confirmed cases of Covid-19 in Brighton & Hove have increased sharply by 160% on last week’s numbers. Symptom-free lateral flow tests helped find cases in time to take action to slow the virus.

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Tests aren’t just for term-time

With cases increasing among young people, Councillor Phélim MacCafferty, Leader of Brighton & Hove City Council, asks everyone to get back into the symptom-free testing routine.